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A Summer with Wood Harbinger

By Ethan Prehoda I was hired by Wood Harbinger this summer as a commissioning intern, with the opportunity to also work in the mechanical engineering department. As a junior in the mechanical engineering program at Michigan Technological University, this was my first engineering internship.

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My First Year as an Electrical Designer

by John Bourgeois I was hired at Wood Harbinger a little over a year ago. I was just coming off my rookie season with internships at CH2M Hill down in Corvallis, OR and Portland General Electric. With an Electrical Engineering degree from Oregon State University focused on power systems, I packed my bags just after […]

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Wood Harbinger Wins Gold and Silver at 2017 ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards

Wood Harbinger is honored to have received Best in State Awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) for our work on the WSDOT State Route 520 Evergreen Point Floating Bridge and the Bellevue School District Enatai Elementary School. Our electrical and fire protection engineering as well as commissioning services for the SR-520 Bridge […]

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Wood Harbinger Wins at 2016 ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards

Wood Harbinger is honored to have received Best in State Awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) for our work on the City of Kirkland Justice Center and the Providence West Olympia Clinic. Our mechanical engineering for the Kirkland Justice Center earned a Silver Award for “Exceeding Client/Owner Needs,” and our mechanical and […]

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Heat Pumps: The Undiscovered Energy Saver

By Paul Greenwalt, EIT Wood Harbinger’s engineers have been blogging since 2013! This Throwback Thursday series features posts from back in the day that are just too good to stay at the back of the blog. Enjoy this post from Paul Greenwalt, originally published on October 3, 2013: Traditionally, we have used Natural Gas or […]

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Theory vs. Practice: What I’ve Learned as an Engineering Intern

by Mitchell Hughey This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. When I received the call notifying me that I was chosen to be a summer intern at Wood Harbinger, I was overjoyed. I was near the end of my sophomore year at Saint Martin’s University, pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering. Saint Martin’s […]

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Getting to Know Us: Bruce Pitts

The Wood Harbinger team is made up of diverse and interesting people, who bring all kinds of backgrounds, professional experiences, and insights to our firm. In this blog series, we’ll share a little something about each of the people behind our successful engineering projects. This week, the spotlight’s on Bruce Pitts, CPMP, CSBA, LEED AP […]

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Engineering Excellence: Wood Harbinger Wins at 2015 ACEC Awards

Wood Harbinger is honored to have received Best in State Awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) for our work on North Seattle College’s Health Sciences and Student Resources Center and Lower Columbia College’s Health and Science Building. Our mechanical engineering for the Health Sciences and Student Resources Center (HSSR) earned a Silver […]

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It’s so EZ Sim

By Paul Johnson P.E., CSI, LEED AP BD+C EZ Sim is an Excel-based energy conservation program that helps Owners decide which energy conservation measures (ECMs) are worth pursuing in existing buildings. At Wood Harbinger, we have used it when working with architects to determine the cost benefit of improved envelope schemes,

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